Home movies shot by an African American family on their road trip to New York City and the New York World's Fair, ca. 1964-65. Includes street scenes of New York City, motels and houses of friends, and scenes shot at the Fair. favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 1 reviews ) Topics: Home movies, Roadtrips, Families, New York World's Fair (1964-65), African Americans, New York City
How a New York City newspaper delivery drivers' strike in 1945 failed to divert readers' interest in their favorite newspapers. Shows the newspapers of the day and huge lines of people outside newspaper offices waiting to purchase updated editions. In Kodachrome. favoritefavoritefavorite ( 4 reviews ) Topics: Media: Newspapers, Labor: Strikes, New York City
Operations of the New York Central Railroad. Producer and director: Victor Solow. Introduced by NYCRR president Alfred E. Perlman. favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 5 reviews ) Topics: Transportation: Railroad, Occupations: Railroad, New York State
Label on can states: N.Y.C. N.Y. N.H. & H. Electric Operations July 1961. favoritefavoritefavorite ( 2 reviews ) Topics: home movies, prelinger, railroads, New York Central Railroad, New Haven Railroad
Operations of the New York Central Railroad. Producer and director: Victor Solow. Introduced by NYCRR president Alfred E. Perlman. favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 3 reviews ) Topics: Transportation: Railroad, Occupations: Railroad, New York State
Shows transportation corridors leading into and out of New York City, and efforts at transportation and infrastructure planning. favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 10 reviews ) Topics: New York City, Transportation: General, City planning
Exploration of the colorful counterculture of Greenwich Village in the early 1960s. Narrator: Jean Shepherd. Director, producer and screenwriter: Stewart Willensky. Beat life-avant-garde poetry and music: Charles Mills. favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 9 reviews ) Topics: New York City: History, Counterculture, Bohemianism
Home movie picturing Mt. Shasta, Yellowstone National Park and steamship journey aboard S.S. Octorara to Buffalo, ca. early 1930s. Topics: home movies, Mount Shasta, California, Yellowstone National Park, Wyoming, steamships, S.S....
Travelogue, made for theatrical showing and commissioned by Cheverolet, promoting tourism by car in several Natural Parks, including Cayuga Lake in New York, Olympic National Park in Washington, Cedar Breaks National Monument in Utah, and the Columbia River Highwa in Oregon. 0631 PA8632 Roads to Romance: from 013.07; 16 Koda pos comp print favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 2 reviews ) Topics: Automobiles: Advertising, Travelogues, New York, Washington, Utah, Oregon, Recreation
Documentary on the Columbia University student strike and takeover in 1969. favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 5 reviews ) Topics: Social issues: 1960s, New York City, Colleges and universities
Amateur film made in Manhattan, New York City during World War II, showing a Greenwich Village street art exhibition, springtime at Coney Island, and Greenwich Village stilled by a snowstorm. favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 6 reviews ) Topics: Amateur films, New York City: History, Weather: Blizzards
Travelogue documentary distributed by RKO Radio Pictures and produced by the Van Beuren Corporation. Part of the World on Parade series. favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 3 reviews ) Topics: Travelogues, Infrastructure: Water, Infrastructure: Roads and Bridges, Sustainability, Cities:...
Definitive document of pre-World War II futuristic utopian thinking, as envisioned by General Motors. Documents the "Futurama" exhibit in GM's "Highways and Horizons" pavilion at the World's Fair, which looks ahead to the "wonder world of 1960." favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 14 reviews ) Topics: Futurism, World's Fairs: New York, 1939-40, Infrastructure: Roads and highways
Contents. A plea for community planning, which contrasts the awesome conditions of human living in a modern industrial city with (1) the serenity of life in an eighteenth-century New England village and (2) the architect's and engineer's concept of the model community, as typified by the federal government's resettlement experiment at Greenbelt, Maryland, and the privately developed one at Radburn, New Jersey. Life in the New England village of the late eighteenth and early nineteenth century... favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 2 reviews ) Topics: City planning, Urban planning, Greenbelt, Maryland, 1930s, Great Depression, Shirley Center, Mass.,...